Dentists who provide office-based anesthesia including minimal sedation, moderate sedation and/or general anesthesia are bound to comply with state and federal controlled substance acts, DEA and dental board rules. Among these rules are requirements that dentists have written policies/procedures specific to ordering, handling, recordkeeping, and storage of controlled substances.
In an effort to bring dental offices into compliance with state and federal rules and regulations the manual includes:
- DEA Compliance Officer Role and Responsibilities
- Policy/procedure certification
- Compliance Plan
- Written policies/procedures include:
Documenting Patient Medications
Government Agency Contact Guidelines
Querying State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Reporting Compliance Issues and Occurrences ... and more!
Designated Agent Screening form
Designated Agent Authorization
Designated Agent Training and Quiz
Drug Incident Report
and Corrective Action Status